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Innovation in agri-food clusters : theory and case studies / Peter W.B. Phillips, Jeremy Karwandy, Graeme Webb and Camille D. Ryan.

Phillips, Peter W. B., (author.). Karwandy, Jeremy, (author.). Webb, Graeme, (author.). Ryan, Camille D., (author.). C.A.B. International, (issuing body.).
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Subject: Agricultural innovations > Saskatchewan > Saskatoon > Case studies.
Food industry and trade > Saskatchewan > Saskatoon > Case studies.
Agricultural industries > Saskatchewan > Saskatoon > Case studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (218 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-205) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The blind leading the blind along the innovation pathway -- The economic explanation for innovation -- Clusters and traded interdependencies: place-based theories and models -- Policies, strategies and metrics related to place in Saskatoon -- Local links and global pipelines: innovation systems theories and models -- Policies, strategies and metrics related to innovation processes in Saskatoon -- Stars and innovation athletes: people-based theories and models -- Policies, strategies and metrics related to people in Saskatoon -- Moving innovation studies from comparative statics to networked dynamics -- Evidence-informed policy for the 21st century.
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Abstract: This book offers an integrated, comprehensive assessment of agri-food innovation theories and their applications. It explores the models, methods and metrics of innovation analysis in the context of a single centre - the global agrifood and oilseeds complex centred in Saskatoon, Canada. Over the past 10 years, a series of targeted yet complementary studies have been conducted on the Saskatoon economic region and its agri-food and biotechnology sectors. These studies, in combination, represent a unique examination of the application of innovation theory to a single region. The qualitative and empirical evidence from these studies provides a comprehensive picture of how innovation theory and evidence is supported, at least in the Saskatoon region, which may be a reasonable archetype for any advanced industrial agglomeration engaged in the global marketplace. Chapter 2 reviews the main-line economic counterfactual for the more contextual innovation theories. The next six chapters review the theories, methods and evidence from applications in Saskatoon for the three competitive perspectives: Chapters 3 and 4 for place-based clusters, Chapters 5 and 6 for process-based innovation systems and Chapters 7 and 8 for people-based creative communities. Chapter 9 then investigates a range of new theories and methods that incorporate institutions, individuals and ideas in new ways. Chapter 10 takes what is known and assesses how it might better contribute to evidence-based policy making.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available in print format.
Source of Description Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed July 30, 2013).
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5203 . ‡aThis book offers an integrated, comprehensive assessment of agri-food innovation theories and their applications. It explores the models, methods and metrics of innovation analysis in the context of a single centre - the global agrifood and oilseeds complex centred in Saskatoon, Canada. Over the past 10 years, a series of targeted yet complementary studies have been conducted on the Saskatoon economic region and its agri-food and biotechnology sectors. These studies, in combination, represent a unique examination of the application of innovation theory to a single region. The qualitative and empirical evidence from these studies provides a comprehensive picture of how innovation theory and evidence is supported, at least in the Saskatoon region, which may be a reasonable archetype for any advanced industrial agglomeration engaged in the global marketplace. Chapter 2 reviews the main-line economic counterfactual for the more contextual innovation theories. The next six chapters review the theories, methods and evidence from applications in Saskatoon for the three competitive perspectives: Chapters 3 and 4 for place-based clusters, Chapters 5 and 6 for process-based innovation systems and Chapters 7 and 8 for people-based creative communities. Chapter 9 then investigates a range of new theories and methods that incorporate institutions, individuals and ideas in new ways. Chapter 10 takes what is known and assesses how it might better contribute to evidence-based policy making.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 189-205) and index.
5050 . ‡aThe blind leading the blind along the innovation pathway -- The economic explanation for innovation -- Clusters and traded interdependencies: place-based theories and models -- Policies, strategies and metrics related to place in Saskatoon -- Local links and global pipelines: innovation systems theories and models -- Policies, strategies and metrics related to innovation processes in Saskatoon -- Stars and innovation athletes: people-based theories and models -- Policies, strategies and metrics related to people in Saskatoon -- Moving innovation studies from comparative statics to networked dynamics -- Evidence-informed policy for the 21st century.
506 . ‡aAccess limited to subscribing institution.
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